The towns of Marilla and Wales have agreed to provide funding for a new storage facility and press box at Elma’s Creek Road Park. It was a unanimous vote for both towns, despite statements from Marilla’s supervisor that he would not allocate money for the building until next year.
East Aurora’s youngest entrepreneurs will be selling everything from handmade jewelry to pre-packaged snacks at the upcoming East Aurora Sidewalk Sale.
The Knox polo fields were once well known, with the Aurora polo team competing both nationally and internationally and hosting tournaments at what is now Knox Farm State Park from the 1930s to the 1980s. Now, the Friends of Knox Farm State Park are attempting to revive East Aurora’s polo legacy with the first Knox Memorial Cup, which will be held at the Chur Equestrian Center on Saturday, July 19.
For the added convenience of visitors who will be in town for Heritage and Reunion Weekend, the Aurora Town Historian’s Office and Aurora History Museum will open for extended hours on Friday, July 25. The office and museum will be open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. It is usually open from 1-4 p.m. each Friday.
“Just enjoy the colors,” Matthew Palmo says to his students as they drag paint across canvas with an index card at a recent art class.
The East Aurora Kiwanis Club received approval to move and renovate the concession stand at the Aurora Community Pool off South Street. Work is scheduled to be complete by the end of summer.
Girl Scouts of Western New York recently announced that Elma resident Morgan Paladino has received the Gold Award, the highest award available in Girl Scouting. She was recognized earlier this month with 45 other scouts during a ceremony at Samuel's Grande Manor in Williamsville.
The autumn sports season is right around the corner, with all fall interscholastic sports practices beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 18 at the East Aurora High School on Center Street.